Manhattan Lawyer Disbarred for ‘Unbridled’ Conduct During Divorce, Custody Battle

Juxtaposing Robert Goldman’s April 22, 2019 perspective “Where’s the Zeal?” next to Susan Desantis’ April 23, 2019 article, “NY State Bar Tells Lawyers: Play Nicely” I tend to agree with NYSBA President Michael Miller’s statement that “zealous advocacy and civility are not incompatible.” We can disagree without being disagreeable. We can strongly advocate our client’s positions without personally attacking the motives or tactics of our adversary.

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